Japanese おそらく grammar osoraku

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Let’s learn Japanese おそらく grammar osoraku :

Formation :

おそらく + clause

Meaning and how to use :

Expressing the speaker’s speculation.

Examples:

おそらく今行くなら間に合わないだろう。
Osoraku ima ikunara maniawanaidarou.
If you go now, you probably will not make it in time.

おそらく彼女は死んでしまっただろう。
Osoraku kanojo wa shinde shimattadarou.
She had probably already died.

おそらく彼は嘘をついて私たちのお金をだましただろう。
Osoraku kare wa uso wo tsuite watashitachi no okane wo damashitadarou.
Probably he lied and tricked our money.

おそらく先生は違いました。
Osoraku sensei wa chigaimashita.
Probably the teacher was wrong.

おそらく遅刻してしまった。
Osoraku chikoku shite shimatta.
Probably I was late.

Note: Following are often ways of speaking that indicate speculation「…だろう」、「…にちがいない」. People also say「おそらくは」 . This is formal, in informal way of speaking, people usually use 「たぶん」、「きっと」more.

Written above is the Japanese grammar おそらく . In case you don’t understand the signs we used in the formation part, you can find out their meanings in this post: signs used in Japanese grammar structures.

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